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CISC 356 Introduction to Local Area Networks

Units: 1.5

Hours: 27 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

From hubs to servers this course will introduce students to the exciting field of computer networking. Beginners will become comfortable with the concepts and vocabulary of computer networking and will gain hands-on experience in basic networking technology. Some topics include the Internet and its tools; the diversity of Network Operating Systems one can use in a Local Area Network; how to configure communication protocols, such as TCP/IP; the distinction between a Local Area Network and a Wide Area Network; and the fundamentals of network architecture and design.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

EXPLAIN AND CONFIGURE BASIC FUNCTIONS AND PROPERTIES OF NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS FOUND ON TYPICAL LOCAL AREA NETWORKS (LANS) (SLO #01).